Paynesville Demographics (VIC) Local Stats

Paynesville (3880) is a suburb of South Eastern Victoria, Lakes & Wilderness, Victoria. It is about 242 kms from VIC's capital city of Melbourne. Paynesville is in the federal electorate of Gippsland.

In the 2011 census the population of Paynesville was 3,236 and is comprised of approximately 50.6% females and 49.4% males.

The median/average age of the population of Paynesville is 57 years of age.

80.1% of people living in the suburb of Paynesville were born in Australia. The other top responses for country of birth were 6.5% England, 1.1% New Zealand, 1.0% Scotland, 1.0% Germany, 0.9% Netherlands, 0.6% Philippines, 0.3% India, 0.3% South Africa, 0.3% Malta, 0.3% Northern Ireland, 0.3% United States of America, 0.2% Wales, 0.2% Finland, 0.2% Japan.

93.1% of people living in Paynesville speak English only. The other top languages spoken are 4.2% Language spoken at home not stated, 0.6% German, 0.4% Other, 0.4% Dutch, 0.2% Cantonese, 0.2% French, 0.2% Polish, 0.2% Tagalog, 0.2% Mandarin.

The religious makeup of Paynesville is 29.6% No religion, 22.6% Anglican, 16.7% Catholic, 9.1% Religious affiliation not stated, 8.3% Uniting Church, 5.7% Presbyterian and Reformed, 1.6% Christian, nfd, 1.6% Baptist, 0.8% Other religious affiliation , 0.7% Pentecostal.

55.1% of people are married, 20.0% have never married and 10.6% are divorced and 2.7% are separated. There are 328 widowed people living in Paynesville.

51.1% of the people living in Paynesville over the age of 15 and who identify as being in the labour force are employed full time, 35.3% are working on a part time basis. Paynesville has an unemployment rate of 5.9%.

The main occupations of people living in Paynesville are 17.8% Technicians & trades workers, 15.9% Professionals, 13.3% Managers, 12.7% Community & personal service workers, 12.4% Clerical & administrative workers, 11.5% Labourers, 11.2% Sales workers, 3.6% Machinery operators & drivers, 1.6% Occupation inadequately described/ Not stated.

The main industries people from Paynesville work in are 16.2% Health care and social assistance, 13.2% Retail trade, 10.4% Construction, 9.4% Manufacturing, 9.1% Education and training, 9.0% Accommodation and food services, 5.2% Public administration and safety, 4.5% Professional, scientific and technical services, 3.7% Transport, postal and warehousing.

51.5% of homes are fully owned, and 20.8% are in the process of being purchased by home loan mortgage. 24.1% of homes are rented.

The median individual income is $422 per week and the median household income is $745 per week.

The median rent in Paynesville is $200 per week and the median mortgage repayment is $1210 per month.

Check out FY 2013 Tax Stats for Paynesville postcode 3880

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